This reference combines a critical analysis of Ronald Reagan's style as a public speaker with a set of selective speeches and an extensive bibliography of primary and secondary sources. The work covers Reagan's oratory from the motion picture industry to political candidate, governor of California, and president of the United States, showing how he used mass media as a pulpit and commanded the TV media at the end. A chronology is provided of his major speeches, along with a full index.
Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900 | Ar'n't I a Woman? (Ain't I a Woman?) by Sojourner Truth | What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July? by Frederick Douglass | Atlanta Exposition Address (Atlanta Compromise) by Booker T. Washington | And Many More Philip S. Foner; Robert James Branham.
University of Alabama Press, 1998